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Child Abuse

An Evidence Base For Confident Practice

Child Abuse - Corby, Brian - ISBN: 9780335245109
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This best-selling text has been used by countless students, practitioners and researchers as a key reference on child protection issues. The book demystifies this complex and emotionally-charged area, outlining research, history, social policy and legislation, as well as the theory and practice underpinning child protection work.

Written by influential academics and practitioners, this updated edition looks at child protection practices in a global context and provides:

  • The latest research and thinking on the causes of child abuse, including new insights from the field of attachment theory

  • An updated overview of child protection practices, ranging from the 19th Century to the recent 'Baby P' tragedy

  • Detailed analysis and coverage of the Munro review of child protection in England and the work of the Social Work Reform Board

  • Insights into the difficulties in understanding risk and protective factors – and suggestions for new ways of approaching and assessing this area

Using examples to highlight key discussions and points, this book will enhance the confidence, knowledge and skills of practitioners, supervisors and managers.


Titel: Child Abuse
auteur: Corby, Brian
Mediatype: E-book
Taal: Engels
Druk: 4
Uitgever: McGraw-Hill Education
NUR: Mens & Maatschappij
Afmetingen: 238 x 170 x 20
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780335245109
Intern nummer: 23447021

Biografie (woord)

The late Brian Corby was one of the leading experts on child care and child protection, and published extensively on the subject. He was Professor of Social Work Studies and Head of the Department of Social Work at the University of Central Lancashire, UK from 2001-2007.

David Shemmings is Professor of Child Protection Research at the University of Kent, UK and Royal Holloway, University of London, UK.

David Wilkins is the Principal Child and Family Social Worker and the Assessment of Disorganised Attachment and Maltreatment project manager for the London Borough of Enfield, UK and has worked in social care for over ten years



Childhood, child abuse and history
A history of child abuse and neglect, 1870-2000
Protecting children and young people from harm: contemporary perspectives
Defining child abuse
Perpetrators of child abuse
The causation of child abuse
The consequences of child abuse
The evidence base for child protection practice
Global and cultural perspectives on child abuse
Reflections for future child protection work